Meet the Team

For over 40 years, the St. Louis Group Business Brokers have been helping thousands of people sell and buy businesses in the St. Louis Metro market.

David Marlo CBC

David Marlo CBC

President

David Marlo is the president of St. Louis Group Business Brokers, he is a Certified Business Counselor and has forty years of experience. Dave’s motto "Do good things for good people."

Cindy Munoz

Cindy Munoz

Vice President

Cindy Munoz has been a vital part of the Saint Louis Group since the beginning. She learned the importance of small business by working for her own family farm before attending Southeast Missouri State University to explore an education in Social Sciences. Starting in 1997 as support staff, she has now become the Vice President/Chief Financial Officer of the brokerage. Cindy is all about honestly, transparency, and helping get a simple yet direct understanding of the closing process when it comes time to close on the sale of a business.
Cindy has over 20 years expertise in bringing together the right people and keeping them working together with the help of our brokers and her handpicked support staff.

Tim McKenna

Tim McKenna

Sales Manager

Tim comes to the St. Louis Group Business Brokers with twelve plus years of Business to Business and Timeshare sales. Tim is a graduate of Southeast Missouri State University with a B.S. in Health Management with an emphasis in Kinesiology. Tim’s greatest joy is his three amazing children and wonderful wife.

You can reach Tim at

Phone: (314) 712-2909

Email: tmckenna@saintlouisgroup.com

Robert Schmitt

Robert Schmitt

Business Broker

Rob has over 15 years experience as owner of several small businesses and strives to put other business owners in an optimal position for success. In addition to owning businesses himself, Rob also spent 14 years developing franchises and consulting business owners. He enjoys coaching new business owners, and helping them overcome inexperience to avoid the pitfalls of becoming an entrepreneur. If you are currently working and don’t enjoy your job, talk to Rob. Getting into business or selling your current business doesn’t have to be complicated. Rob and Saint Louis Group will take you through their proven process.

Joe Snyder

Joe Snyder

Business Broker

Joe Snyder worked through the “ranks” of business from an early age. He has successfully owned and operated many privately held companies, eventually elected to serve as CEO of a multi-million dollar Utility Company. Joe is a veteran of the United States Army, a graduate of the Illinois State Police Academy, holds a B.S. in Administration of Justice from Missouri Baptist University and is currently engaged in graduate studies at SLU Law. If you are looking for someone who understands the subtleties of business brokerage, who will stand at your side during the process of selling or buying your business then call

Joe for a free consultation

Phone: (314) 379-9937

Lori Scarlett

Lori Scarlett

Business Broker

Lori Scarlett is an educator and entrepreneur who has owned several businesses and multi-unit franchises. She is confident and passionate about helping others achieve their goals. Lori has all the necessary experience to help you make an informed decision when it comes to selling your own business or purchasing another.

Call/Text/E-mail Lori today.

Phone: (636) 346-4170

Email: Lori@saintlouisgroup.com

Kam M. Moy, B.B.A

Kam M. Moy, B.B.A

Business Broker

Mr. Moy has over 20 years of experience in the technology, publishing, and direct marketing industries. He has led the successful growth of several privately held start ups as a shareholder and in an executive management role. In addition, he has held senior positions in large global companies. Mr. Moy brings broad and deep business acumen that is enhanced by his ability to facilitate the collaboration needed to close business deals. Mr. Moy is a graduate of James Madison University.

You can reach Kam at:

Phone: (314) 369-3294

Keith Kassel

Keith Kassel

Business Broker

Keith graduated from Missouri State University with a B.S., degree in Finance. After college Keith worked in the family real estate business in Southeast Missouri before relocating to St. Louis. He was employed in the banking industry over 18 years in the St. Louis and Southern IL markets. Since 2004, Keith has been a successful Franchise Advisor guiding executives in the selection and purchase of franchises, specializing in Single Unit, Multi-Unit, and Master Franchise opportunities across the Continental U.S. As part of the Saint Louis Group Business Brokers team, Keith utilizes his experience and training to help his clients achieve their goals.
Whether you are buying or selling your business, Keith is anxious to help you reach your next stage in life. You can call, text, or email Keith at:

Phone: (314) 435-9770

Email: kkassel@saintlouisgroup.com

Dana Scott

Dana Scott

Business Broker

Dana is a native St. Louisan with many roots in the world of business. She has owned multiple businesses and has extensive connections and experience. She graduated from Washington University (St. Louis) for her BA, and Lindenwood University with her MA. Dana is committed to success in selling your valuable business, or connecting buyers with their first or next business to invest in.
Dana is relationship oriented and will seek to resonate with both owner-sellers and buyers to understand their individual perspectives and objectives. As a highly motivated broker, she will be persistent in seeking the right people to connect on both sides to make the transition into or out of your business as smooth as possible. Selling a business is a process that takes time, energy, and patience. If you’re interested in selling your business, contact her today for your free business valuation. If you’re interested in buying a business – she’s ready to get started!

You can reach Dana at:

Phone: (314) 458-6549

Email: dscott@saintlouisgroup.com

Chris Eckrich

Chris Eckrich

Business Broker

A native of St. Louis, Chris Eckrich comes to the St. Louis Group after honing his professional skills over the past 20 years between California and Colorado in the real estate, hospitality and tourism industries. A graduate of the University of Denver with a B.S.B.A in Real Estate and International Business, Chris moved to Aspen to pursue a career in luxury real estate development. Once his entrepreneurial spirit was ignited, he started several companies pertaining to property management and marketing, event productions as well as carbon finance and renewable energy before moving to California to build an Airstream sales/rentals/customs business based in Sausalito and Malibu. Drawn back to the mountains of Colorado, Chris returned to Aspen to run his family’s restaurant as General Manager before a large and tight-knit family made him realize there’s no place like home.

Armed with a real estate license and love for all things St. Louis, building relationships and brokering mutually-beneficial deals is what makes him tick. A consummate world traveler, Chris brings years of expertise in assisting clients with the acquisition and sale of their businesses.

Call or Text:

Phone: (314) 996-9581

Phone: chrise@saintlouisgroup.com

Lucas Poelker

Lucas Poelker

Business Broker

Lucas Poelker has over 20 years of experience as an entrepreneur, business owner, and business valuation expert. He has been involved as owner and CEO of a variety of privately held businesses in the service, technology, and construction sectors. Lucas has bought and sold several businesses himself utilizing business brokerages, so he is uniquely positioned to guide you through the process to attain maximum value.

Lucas is a graduate of The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and also holds a MBA from the Olin School of Business at Washington University in St. Louis.

Call/Email/Text Lucas today for a free consultation or a free business valuation.

Phone: (314) 596-2244

Email: lucasp@saintlouisgroup.com

Flo Meador

Flo Meador

Business Broker

Flo has returned to her roots after living on the coast. Flo has a B.S. in Computer Science and M.B.A from Maryville University, with a concentration on Technology. Flo used her expertise to consult for many St. Louis area Fortune 500 Companies, as well as, consulting for the Department of Defense. Flo left the consulting world and jumped into a corporate position working for Edward Jones in technology. Flo moved to California and rejoined Edward Jones as a Securities Broker. After 11 years of working for Edward Jones, Flo began working as the Director of Information Systems (IS) for a large Medical Facility in Southern California. Outside of work Flo enjoys reading, golfing and traveling.

For a free business valuation and consultation contact Flo.

Call or Text: (714) 795-7910
Email: florenem@saintlouisgroup.com

Gary Swan

Gary Swan

Business Broker

Gary is a native to Saint Louis and a Mehlville High School graduate. He recently moved back to the area after working in sales in both Mexico and Saint Martin. Gary has been in Sales for the past 36 years and got his start in the family Trucking Business. The family owned and operated the business for several decades and with the successful sale of their family business Gary got to know and understand the sales process. For a free no obligation consultation give Gary a call.

Call or Text: (314) 814-7579

Email: garys@saintlouisgroup.com

Brendan Hickham

Brendan Hickham

Business Broker

Brendan is a seasoned professional with over 20 years of experience in the hospitality industry. He is a graduate of St. Louis Priory High School and the Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park, NY, where he received his B.A. in Culinary Arts and Hotel & Restaurant Management. Brendan has held a wide range of roles in the restaurant industry, including Executive Chef, General Manager, Multi-Unit Management, and Director of Operations, in St. Louis, New York, California and Colorado. Throughout his extensive experience, Brendan has gained an in-depth understanding of all aspects of business and operations. He has also been a chef/owner of his own nationally acclaimed restaurant, providing him with valuable insight into the challenges and rewards of entrepreneurship.
Before joining Saint Louis Group, Brendan spent the previous 6 years in Colorado where he left restaurant operations to work in both Commercial Real Estate and Restaurant Consulting, further bolstering his skill set and giving him the ability to guide our clients through the difficult process of selling their business. Give Brendan a call via cell to speak about a free consultation.

Call or Text: (314) 680-7415

Email: brendanh@saintlouisgroup.com

Greg Starrs

Greg Starrs

Business Broker

Greg has multiple startup, franchise, family business, strategic acquisition, business sale and mentoring experience. Industry expertise in personnel staffing, senior care, and healthcare technology. Well versed in healthcare managed care, regulatory compliance, Medicare, Medicaid and U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. Sales leader and business manager of multi-unit businesses employing hundreds of employees. Greg is a graduate of Virginia Tech with a B.S. in Finance where he was a Division I soccer player. Married to Jill with five children and a resident of Kirkwood, MO. Stays active playing tennis, pickleball, cycling and a MSHSAA Soccer referee.

Call or Text: (314) 807-3855
Email: gregs@saintlouisgroup.com

Brian Reaves

Brian Reaves

Business Broker

Brian holds his master’s degree in business administration from Webster University. He is the owner of two successful businesses that he built from the ground up. Born into a family business, Brian has the formal and informal education that allows him to connect on a real level with any business owner. He understands the hard work and dedication business owners put into their business each and every day. Whether buying or selling, he is ready to mentor you through the process because he’s been right where you are.
Brian has 19+ years of experience in the automotive industry, 8+ years in owning and operating his own businesses and a lifetime of experience in small business.
Brian along with his Wife of 16 years and 3 children reside in Kirkwood. In his free time, he enjoys watching his kids play sports, renovating houses, and working on his 66 Mustang.
For a Free Confidential Business Valuation give Brian a call 636-299-7116 or email brianr@saintlouisgroup.com

Rachel McKenna

Rachel McKenna

Closing Coordinator & Marketing Specialist

Rachel McKenna is the closing coordinator and marketing specialist at St. Louis Group Business Brokers. Rachel has a B.S. in Psychology from Southeast Missouri State and a Masters degree in Social Work from University MO-Columbia. Rachel joins the team with over 10 years of experience in the nonprofit industry. Rachel’s non profit experience has been essential to efficient and successful closings. Rachel is excited to circulate the mission of St. Louis Group "Doing good things for good people". Rachel enjoys reading and spending time with her 3 kids and wonderful husband.

Alice Staas

Alice Staas

Administrative

Alice Staas has been setting appointments with our clients since 2002, she has successfully marketed our business to hundreds of business owners in the St. Louis area.